Essay on Technology Has Changed Our Society

1247 Words May 4th, 2015 5 Pages
Technology has changed the way our society has interacted with one another. While technology has allowed us countless means of social interactions that weren’t possible 20 years ago, and has allowed people to sustain long-distance friendships that would have otherwise ended, the fact remains that technology is still taking over human interaction. Many may argue that this change has been positive. However, there are those who believe that this is one of the numerous social disasters when it comes to technology. It is believed that the changes are ruining the quality of social interaction that we all need as human beings. It’s getting to the point where people are relying more and more on technology as a way to communicate with their friends and family. This results in a loss of face-to-face interactions, which is vital for nurturing and developing relationships with other human beings.
My goal in this paper is to elaborate on how technological advances can be detrimental to our society. If we allow technology to replace human interaction we risk the chance of becoming a race incapable of functioning independently. To accomplish this goal, I will indicate the many reasons people lose face-to-face interaction due the advancement of technology and how it affects most people today. I will present different examples, which will give readers insight on how much technology has really altered the way people communicate with each other.
Over the years, technology has evolved…

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